Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans. Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to full-time and part-time employment, there are a variety of ways you can take part in our mission of service to the poor and vulnerable. Learn more about volunteering with Catholic Charities. Employment listings are updated weekly. Last Update: August 21, 2015

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And/or email resume and cover letter to ccanohr@ccano.org. You can also fax this information to (504) 310-6945. Please include the job title and program in your subject line.

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans has openings for the following positions:

Development

Advancement Coordinator – The Advance Coordinator is responsible for assisting with all activities of the development office including data entry, donor correspondence, prospect research, appeal mailing, special events coordination, and working on other special projects as needed. In additional, the Advancement Coordinator will assist the Communications Coordinator with activities that promote the work of Catholic Charities to the wider public. This includes: social media, the annual report and other mailings. A college degree and proven proficiency with computers and office support. 1-3 years of experience in Development required, preferably in the realm of major gifts. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or another database preferred.

FOOD FOR FAMILIES

CDL Driver (Baton Rouge) – Responsible for activities related to delivery of commodity foods; assists in other activities related to receiving , storing, packing and delivering food, as needed; may assist serving participants at food sites; works with diverse groups of people. Position requires frequent lifting and moving; must be able to lift 50 lbs. High school diploma or equivalent, one year driving experience preferred. Needs to read and write legibly and use math skills. Must have medical exam and pass initial and random drug/alcohol screening. Valid Louisiana CDL license required. Need for Baton Rouge Louisiana.

Director of Distribution Operations (Full-time, Baton Rouge) – The Director of Distribution Operations would report to the Executive Director and he/she will be responsible for the implementation of a distribution system in the designated 60 parishes in the State of Louisiana. This involves setting up, monitoring, and the continual work with agencies, individual volunteers, parish partners, as well as Food for Families Staff. This job demands that this director travel long distances and very early (2a.m. to 5 a.m. start time not unusual) and long hours. College degree in Social Services, Administration or Social Work or 5 plus years experience in Social Service at Directors level.

GREENWALT ADHC

Certified Nursing Assistant- Responsible for direct care and transportation as needed, of participants at the Greenwalt Adult Day Healthcare Center. Responsibilities include but are not limited to personal care, non-skilled treatments, assistance with toileting, feeding, and recreational activities. Must have nursing assistant certification and have current CPR certification. She/he must be able to work in a team environment. A chauffer’s or CDL license highly preferred or will train. High School Diploma/GED, Current State Certified Nursing Assistant License and CPR certification. One year experience in care of the elderly individuals at various cognitive levels, good interpersonal skills with the ability to handle unusual situations. Must be able to maneuver and operate general household equipment. Help with transportation as needed.

IMMIGRATION

Legal Assistant – Responsibilities include but are not limited to :Assisting attorneys in document review and all aspects of case preparation; conducting intakes; drafting certain documents and immigration forms for review; corresponding with clients and government officials by phone, email and in person; managing appointments schedules; filing deadlines and document collection; organize, maintain, and update clients’ case files and records in physical filing case management software; payment collection/invoicing; mailing; assisting with special projects, as necessary. Other tasks may also be assigned. Bilingual in Spanish and English (written and oral) required. Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred. Experience working in a legal environment and/or other relevant experience working with immigrants and/or vulnerable populations strongly preferred. Strong interpersonal and culturally competent communication skills. Respect for others and sensitivity to the needs and legal issues affecting people of diverse backgrounds. Ability to work independently to manage a substantial workload with deadline pressures. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail for a fast-paced and high volume environment. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding all case and client information. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and outlook, and ability to learn immigration database/software. Candidates must successfully complete government clearances.

Managing Attorney – Responsibilities include overseeing and providing program management for our legal immigration work. The Managing Attorney will supervise attorneys and support other legal staff to ensure quality legal representation to low-income immigrants before USCIS, in immigration court, and on appeal. The Managing Attorney will provide technical assistance, case management support, and oversee data management, documentation, and reporting to ensure good practice and contractual compliance. The Managing Attorney will also carry his or her own modest caseload, which may consist of a variety of affirmative and defensive immigration cases for both adults and children with potentially complex immigration histories and/or criminal convictions or adjudications. Juris Doctorate degree; active Louisiana State Bar License’ minimum 3 years experience in the practice of law, preferably in immigration and/or public interest law; Immigration court litigation experience required. Experience litigating cases in state criminal, dependency, family or probate courts in values; strong case management, legal research and legal writing skills required; demonstrated effective management skills and experience supervising lawyers and/or law students required; Spanish language proficiency required; demonstrated initiative and work under pressure with limited supervision required; strong organizational skills and attention to details for a fast-paced and high volume environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, and immigration database/software.

PACE GNO

Certified Nursing Assistant- Responsible for direct care of participants at the Hope Haven / Greenwalt Adult Day Healthcare Centers. Responsibilities include but not limited to personal care, non skilled treatments, assistance with toileting, feeding, and recreational activities. Must have nursing assistant certification and have current CPR certification. She/he must be able to work in a team environment. High School Diploma/GED, Current State Certified Nursing Assistant License and CPR certification. One year experience in care of the elderly individuals at various cognitive levels, good interpersonal skills with the ability to handle unusual situations. Must be able to maneuver and operate general household equipment.

Home Health Aide- The position requires personal care to participants in their home including bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting, transfers, lifting, incontinence and catheter care. The position requires basic housekeeping to participants including laundry, meal preparation and general cleaning. Prove medication monitoring and cueing. Must be able to move about freely, lift and turn participants. Requires manual dexterity and visual acuity to see and treat participants; able to hear and orally communicate. Must be able to maneuver and operate general household equipment. High School Diploma/GED, Current State Certified Nursing Assistant License and CPR certification. One year experience is required in care of the elderly individuals at various cognitive levels, good interpersonal skills with the ability to handle unusual situations. Must be able to maneuver and operate general household equipment. This position requires a CNA to possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Good driving skills, good interpersonal skills and the ability to work with geriatric patients and handle unusual interpersonal situations are a must.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Provide nursing care in an ADHC setting to patients in conformance with recognized techniques and procedures, established, state regulations and administrative policies. Administer medications, treatments and therapeutic measures as prescribed by physician. Maintains client charts in compliance with regulations. Direct supervision of Certified Nursing Assistants. Graduate of accredited school of practical nursing and possess a current Louisiana license to practice nursing. Minimum 5 years experience in the field of practical nursing is required.

Physical Therapist Assistant – Individual needed to provide clinical therapy (PT) treatment for program participants, on rehabilitative, restorative or maintenance levels at day center under the direction of the physical therapist to improve participant’s body functions and to relieve pain.     Trains participants in ambulatory skills and strengthening and stretching exercises to improve their functional activity.  Assists with instructing participants in use of wheelchairs, canes, walkers, prostheses and other assistive devices.  Promotes participants’ wellness through the development and implementation of wellness program.  Associate’s Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Program.  Licensed to practice as a Physical Therapy Assistant in Louisiana.  At least one year experience working with the frail/elderly population.  Current CPR certification required.

Social Worker – Responsible for direct social work management services to PACE participants and their caregivers.  Provides social services support to include participant screening, case management and appropriate community referrals.  This position requires good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.  The PACE Social Worker will act as a member of the PACE Interdisciplinary Team, responsibilities will include regularly informing the interdisciplinary team of the functional, and psychosocial condition of each participant; remaining alert to pertinent input from other team members, participants, and caregivers; documenting changes of a participant’s condition in the participant’s electronic medical record consistent with documentation policies established by the PACE organization and regulations.  Position requires frequent travel in and around the greater New Orleans area.  Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work with 5 years of social work experience in a health related area preferably within the geriatric population.  LCSW required.  Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Position requires individual therapy skills geared to geriatric patients, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities.

PADUA COMMUNITY SERVICES

Active Treatment Technician – Must provide personal hygiene care, participate in person-centered planning, and participate in community outings. Meet overall needs of medically fragile individuals. Individual must work evening and over night shifts. High school diploma required and experience working with medically fragile individuals preferred. Candidates should be DSW trained or a CNA.

Cook – Responsible for preparing well balanced and appetizing meals from as approved menu. Maintain clean, safe and sanitary work area. Receive and unpack food deliveries with the ability to lift up to 30 lbs. High School Diploma with 2-3 years’ experience in healthcare food services. Should have knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of food preparation and sanitation practices.

PRN Licensed Practical Nurses (Days/Nights, 48 hours monthly) – Responsible for assessments, documentation medication, administration, administration of prescribed treatments, care plan initiation, implementation and review, notifies supervisor/Medical Director of any changes in patient status or complications. Communicates with clients and families as required, Attends in-serve, trainings, and maintains license and certifications as required. Unencumbered Louisiana Practical Nursing License; at least 1 year of practical nursing experience in an medical-surgical, nursing home, or long term care setting. Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.

REFUGEE SERVICES

Case Manager- Responsible for providing holistic case management to support refugee self-sufficiency for over 100 clients a year. The Case Manager ensures that refugee clients receive quality and timely services and that program objectives are met. Develop individualized self-sufficiency plans and provide clients with appropriate assistance to access health, social, and other services in order to achieve their self-sufficiency goals. Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field from as accredited institution preferred. Two years of case management or other related experience required; fully bi-lingual (English-Spanish) candidates required. Proficiency in Arabic, Burmese, or other languages valued; Ability to work with a culturally diverse population and sensitivity to the special needs of multi-cultural immigrant children, adults, and families. Preference  given to those with experience and demonstrated ability to work with individuals who have experienced trauma; excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, including maintaining effective work relationship; Strong management and organizational skills, in particular time management and multi-tasking; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel. Facility with database use required.

STS. MARY & ELIZABETH

Residential Counselor- Must provide personal hygiene care, participate in person-centered planning, and participate in community outings. Meet overall needs of medically fragile individuals. Individual must work evening and overnight shifts. High school diploma required and experience working with medically fragile individuals preferred. Candidates should be DSW trained or a CNA.

 

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